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Volunteers Needed for Annual Homeless Count in Monrovia

The City of Monrovia, along with other cities in Los Angeles County, will once again participate in the Point-In-Time Homeless Count, an annual event coordinated by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. This year’s count is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020....

SCE Edison Choppers Checking Power Lines Above Monrovia

By Terry Miller The energy giant, that continues to take leaps of faith to get back in the public’s good graces in the wake of a series of wildfires blamed on faulty SCE equipment last year, is taking to the skies over...

Rebates Available From AQMD for Various Household Items

Rebates are available from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) for various household items such as electric lawn mowers and garden equipment for commercial enterprises and for residential lawn mowers for residents. There is also a rebate program for furnaces.   For...

Bite-Size News for Monrovia

Concrete Work on Myrtle to Take Place in January During the week of Jan. 6, crews will complete concrete restoration in the areas of the completed underground utility that took place earlier this fall on Myrtle and Walnut avenues. Work...

Looking Back at 2019 in Monrovia’s Rear-View Mirror

By Susan Motander As the year draws to a close, we often look back at the year that just passed. For many Monrovians, this year began on Myrtle Avenue with the annual New Year’s Party, a street party and general community gathering. In the typical,...

Monrovia Fire & Police Chiefs Warn of Dangers Around the Holidays

Logs burning in the fireplace and candles flickering on the mantle are all romantic images, but there are dangers inherent in these activities. Monrovia Fire Chief Brad Dover wanted to remind everyone to be especially careful this holiday season to keep it merry and bright.

Christmas Decorations Light Up Homes, Light Up Hearts in Monrovia

Winner of 2019 Monrovia's Home Decorating Contest's Children's Choice Award - Photo by Vicky Nguyen / Beacon Media News One of the great thrills that we can look forward to during the holidays is enjoying the lights...

City of Monrovia Announces 2019 Holiday Home Decorating Contest Winners

The City of Monrovia has announce the 2019 Holiday Home Decorating Contest winners. This year, the contest judges viewed over 20 fully decked out homes and businesses filled with candy cane lined pathways and whimsical holiday spirit. 2019 Holiday Home Decorating Contest...

Santa Tours Through Monrovia All Next Week

By Susan Motander Starting on Monday, Dec. 16, Santa and his first responder-elves from Monrovia Police and Fire & Rescue departments will be riding through town. There will also be volunteers from city staff and the community riding along...

Monrovia Looks at Parade Rules after ‘Risqué’ Entry/Unlicensed Vendors Surface

According to the city manager, one of the parade participants was an automobile club and one of the vehicles had “risqué and quite inappropriate imagery on the exterior of the vehicle.” According to spectators, a nude woman was depicted on a vintage...

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